Mustang Yartung Festival tour to Muktinath in Nepal

Lower Mustang Yartung Festival tour to Muktinath in Nepal

Mustang Yartung Festival tour information

Yartung Festival is a horse racing festival that celebrate in manang and mustang district of Nepal. It is celebrate for three days in full moon day of August, annually. During the celebration local take a part in various activities such as horse racing, arrow throwing, dancing and singing etc to mark the end of summer. Where is Muktinath temple travel guide with Brief history of MuktinathWe organize Muktinath Yartung festival trip to promote its natural beauty, cultural heritage as well as the centuries-old hidden treasures of Mustang all over the world.

Yartung Festival in Muktinath begins by the senior monk of village. First day of this festival dedicated to the head of the village. Monks participate on celebration of second day. Finally third day is for all other man and women’s who interested to participate on horse racing.

It is an opportunity for local to to show the strength of horses as well as the skill of horse riding. At the end of Lower Mustang Yartung Festival local pray the lord Buddha, make offers and receive blessing from the seniors.

Cultural event Yartung Festival in Ranipauwa Muktinath of Mustang provide an opportunity for travelers to observe the typical way to celebrate the festival. Visitors familiar with local by celebrating festival together. To show such beautiful festival of mustang we organize the Lower Mustang Yartung Festival tour or trek to Muktinath in Nepal as per your preferences.

Mustang Yartung Festival tour itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara by luxury car / jeep

Day 04: Drive / flight to Kagbeni 2810 m via Jomsom

Day 05: Drive to Muktinath in Mustang Nepal

Day 06: Yartung celebration with local (first day)

Day 07: Yartung celebration with local (Second day)

Day 08: Morning Muktinath Darshan then drive to Jomsom / Marpha

Day 09: Drive / flight to Pokhara 820 m via Beni and Kusma

Day 10: Pokhara to Kathmandu by flight or drive

Day 11: Airport transfer to depart Nepal

Services included on Muktinath Yartung Festival tour

# Airports pick up on your arrival day by private vehicle Jomsom to Muktinath trek explore Kagbeni, Tiri & Lupra village

# Round trip drive / flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara

# Pokhara to Jomsom flight / by private vehicle to Muktinath

# All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) 3 cups of hot drink each day on choice

# Best accommodation at tea houses during tour period

# Professional yoga teacher during Yartung Festival trek

# Every day yoga and meditation course each Morning and evening

# English speaking guide service trained by government of Nepal

# Experience trekking staffs (2 guest =1 porters basic) to carry your backpack

# All necessary paperwork, trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS) and local taxes

# Jomsom to Pokhara by drive / flight on choice / weather condition

#Hotel accommodation in Pokhara for 2 nights before and after trip

# Travel and rescue arrangements if require

Service excludes on Mustang Yartung Festival tour cost

* Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu

* Hotel, Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

* Personal expenses phone calls, mineral water, bar bills, hot shower, battery recharge, extra porters & gears etc

* Tips for guides, porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)

Yartung Festival is not only the horse race but also an expression of the Himalayan people’s love for their culture and tradition. During the festival time people of Manang, Mustang and Dolpo come together to celebrate their heritage, enjoy the festivities, and pray for a better future.

The main attraction of the Yartung Festival is the horse race, which takes place on the second day of the festival. The race is not only a competition between the riders and horses, but it is also a display of the riders’ skills and the strength and stamina of their horses.

The riders dress up in traditional attire, the horses are adorned with colorful ribbons and ornaments. The race is a sight to behold as the horses run at full speed along the steep and rugged terrains of the Himalayas. The festival is an opportunity for the locals to showcase their cultural traditions and to celebrate the spirit of unity and harmony.

If you interested to understand Mustang and its culture write us to participate on celebration of horse racing Yartung festival in Muktinath. You can combine yartung festival with upper mustang trek, Annapurna circuit trek as well as the jomsom muktinath trek and tours also. Follow this link to know about Yartung Festival trip to Lo Manthang upper mustang detail information. The yartung festival is one of the major events in the Mastung region Nepal.